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From Reluctant Host to Life of Your Own Party


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If the idea of hosting an event makes you feel dazed, anxious, and overwhelmed, you’re not alone. Few people are natural born entertainers, and even the most seasoned hosts, the ones who throw the best bashes and actually have fun doing it, had to start somewhere. The first step? Just pick an occasion you’d love to celebrate with family or friends and start planning. Here are a few tips for making the process — and the party itself — a great experience both for your guests and you, the host…

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Renee Patrone Rhinehart

Founder of Party Host Helpers

Renee Patrone Rhinehart is the founder of Party Host Helpers, an innovative resource that provides extra hands and help for all occasions, from at-home dinners and birthdays, to showers and barbecues, up to large weddings and corporate events. Renee’s keen understanding of how to plan and staff a party comes from her many years as one of Philadelphia’s most sought-after wedding planners. She found that after the big day, many of her clients wanted to use her services for smaller events. Thus, the concept for Party Host Helpers was born. Over the past 10 years, the company has expanded to serve clients across the U.S.